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The black urban Atlantic in the age of the slave trade / edited by Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra, Matt D. Childs, and James Sidbury.

Contributor(s): Cañizares-Esguerra, Jorge | Childs, Matt D, 1970- | Sidbury, James.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Early modern Americas: Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2013Edition: 1st ed.Description: vi, 371 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780812223767; 0812223764.Subject(s): Slave trade -- Atlantic Ocean Region -- History | Sociology, Urban -- Atlantic Ocean Region -- History | Blacks -- Atlantic Ocean Region -- Social conditions | Atlantic Ocean Region -- Race relations -- History | Blacks -- Social conditions | Race relations | Slave trade | Sociology, Urban | Atlantic Ocean Region | Ethnische Beziehungen | Hafenstadt | Schwarze | Sklave | Sklavenhandel | Stadtleben | Stadtsoziologie | Atlantischer RaumGenre/Form: History.DDC classification: 305.896/018210903
Contents:
Part I. African identities in Atlantic spaces. Identity among liberated Africans in Sierra Leone / David Northrup ; Ouidah as a multiethnic community / Robin Law ; African nations in nineteenth-century Salvador, Bahia / João José Reis -- Part II. The sources of black agency. Re-creating African ethnic identities in Cuba / Matt D. Childs ; The slaves and free people of color of Cap Français / David Geggus ; Kingston, Jamaica: crucible of modernity / Trevor Burnard -- Part III. Urban spaces and black autonomy. The African landscape of seventeenth-century Cartagena and its hinterlands / Jane Landers ; The cultural geography of enslaved ship pilots / Kevin Dawson ; Slavery and the social and culutral landscapes of Luanda / Roquinaldo Ferreira ; African barbeiros in Brazilian slave ports / Mariza de Carvalho Soares -- Part IV. Black identities in non-plantation economies. The hidden histories of African Lisbon / James H. Sweet ; Black bortherhoods in Mexico City / Nicole von Germeten.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-350) and index.

Part I. African identities in Atlantic spaces. Identity among liberated Africans in Sierra Leone / David Northrup ; Ouidah as a multiethnic community / Robin Law ; African nations in nineteenth-century Salvador, Bahia / João José Reis -- Part II. The sources of black agency. Re-creating African ethnic identities in Cuba / Matt D. Childs ; The slaves and free people of color of Cap Français / David Geggus ; Kingston, Jamaica: crucible of modernity / Trevor Burnard -- Part III. Urban spaces and black autonomy. The African landscape of seventeenth-century Cartagena and its hinterlands / Jane Landers ; The cultural geography of enslaved ship pilots / Kevin Dawson ; Slavery and the social and culutral landscapes of Luanda / Roquinaldo Ferreira ; African barbeiros in Brazilian slave ports / Mariza de Carvalho Soares -- Part IV. Black identities in non-plantation economies. The hidden histories of African Lisbon / James H. Sweet ; Black bortherhoods in Mexico City / Nicole von Germeten.

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Jorge Canizares-Esguerra is Alice Drysdale Sheffield Professor of History at the University of Texas, Austin, and author of several books, including How to Write the History of the New World: Histories, Epistemologies, and Identities in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World. Matt D. Childs is Associate Professor of History at the University of South Carolina and author of The 1812 Aponte Rebellion in Cuba and the Struggle Against Atlantic Slavery. James Sidbury is Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Professor of Humanities at Rice University and author of Becoming African in America: Race and Nation in the Early Black Atlantic.

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